Fula

noun
Fu·​la | \ ˈfü-lə How to pronounce Fula (audio) \
variants: or Fulah
plural Fula or Fulas or Fulah or Fulahs

Definition of Fula

1 : a member of a mainly pastoral African people dispersed over savanna and desert from Senegal to eastern Sudan
2 : the language of the Fula people

First Known Use of Fula

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fula. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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